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Form Error and Hardness Performance of Rockwell Diamond Indenters

Published

Author(s)

Jun-Feng Song, Samuel R. Low III, Li Ma

Abstract

The influences of form errors on hardness performance of Rockwell diamond indenter are discussed. Experimental results are introduced. The Finite Element Analysis (FEA) method is used to simulate the hardness measurement process. The effect of tip radii and cone angles on hardness performance is obtained from our FEA model. It is suggested that FEA could be used to establish a relationship between the microform geometry and the hardness performance of Rockwell indenters, and to predict offsets in hardness readings based on the geometry parameters of the indenter, the testing cycle and the mechanical properties of the testing material.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of 16th World Congress of International Measurement Confederation (IMEKO XVI)
Conference Dates
September 1, 2000
Conference Location
Vienna, AU
Conference Title
IMEKO World Congress

Keywords

FEA, finite element analysis, form error, Rockwell diamond indenter

Citation

Song, J. , Low, S. and Ma, L. (2000), Form Error and Hardness Performance of Rockwell Diamond Indenters, Proceedings of 16th World Congress of International Measurement Confederation (IMEKO XVI), Vienna, AU (Accessed April 16, 2024)
Created September 1, 2000, Updated February 19, 2017